David DiChiera: 1935-2018

David DiChiera: 1935-2018

Today is a sad, but unfortunately anticipated, day in the history of Michigan Opera Theatre. It is the day we’ve lost our beloved visionary and courageous founder, David DiChiera. He died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Our hearts go out to David’s family at this time of immense sorrow. There’s nothing […]
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Remembering MOT Founder David DiChiera

Remembering MOT Founder David DiChiera

Michigan Opera Theatre Founder David DiChiera was a force larger than life. In addition to founding MOT in 1971, David was a civic leader, an artist and an advocate for increasing diversity in opera. He saved two Detroit theaters, stimulating economic growth for a once-desolate neighborhood in the city. He nourished the careers of young […]
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